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On November 6, 2019, the FCC’s Media Bureau released an Order extending by an additional 120 days the comment deadlines for Pluto TV’s petition for a temporary waiver of the FCC’s Internet protocol (IP) closed captioning rules.

Interested parties may file comments by accessing the Electronic Comment Filing System at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings.  All filings must reference MB Docket No. 11-154.  People with disabilities who need assistance to file comments online at https://www.fcc.gov/ecfs/filings may request assistance by email to FCC504@fcc.gov.   

Second Order Extending the Comment Period:
URL:  https://www.fcc.gov/document/further-extension-comment-dates-pluto-tv-petition-waiver
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-1152A1.docx
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-1152A1.pdf
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-1152A1.txt

First Order Extending the Comment Period:
URL:  https://www.fcc.gov/document/extension-comment-dates-pluto-tv-petition-waiver
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-690A1.doc
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-690A1.pdf
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-690A1.txt

Public Notice Inviting Comment on Pluto’s Petition:
URL:  https://www.fcc.gov/document/mb-seeks-comment-pluto-tvs-ip-closed-captioning-waiver-petition
Word: https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-600A1.docx        
PDF:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-600A1.pdf      
Text:  https://docs.fcc.gov/public/attachments/DA-19-600A1.txt


Link to Pluto TV’s Petition:
URL:  https://ecfsapi.fcc.gov/file/10515140142576/5-15-19%20Pluto%20Petition%20For%20Waiver%20As%20Filed.pdf

General information about the FCC’s IP closed captioning requirements is available at https://www.fcc.gov/general/closed-captioning-video-programming-delivered-using-internet-protocol-ip.  For further information, please contact Maria Mullarkey, Policy Division, Media Bureau, at (202) 418-2120, maria.mullarkey@fcc.gov, or Kim Matthews, Policy Division, Media Bureau, (202) 418-2154, kim.matthews@fcc.gov.  Individuals who use videophones and are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) may call the FCC’s ASL Consumer Support Line at (844) 432-2275 (videophone).  Individuals using a text teletypewriter (TTY) may call the FCC’s TTY number at (888) 835-5322.


Friday, November 8, 2019